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Job TitleAssistant Director of Student Ministry & Worship
OrganizationPathfinder Church
ContactKelly Reinhart
Address15800 Manchester
LocationEllisville, Missouri 63011
Position Overview-PURPOSE STATEMENT:

This position collaborates with the Student Ministry Director to assist in leading Pathfinder’s student ministry, while owning student ministry worship.

This position collaborates with the Student Ministry Director to assist in leading Pathfinder’s student ministry, while owning student ministry worship.
• Faith-filled. Strong personal commitment to Jesus Christ;
• People-focused. A heart for investing in relationships with students in order to lead them to whole life in Jesus;
• Teachable. A learner, open to feedback and direction;
• Planner. Works in advance to make ministry happen in a thoughtful, consistent way;
• Organized. Detail-oriented with strong administrative and time management skills;
• Positive. A proactive collaborator and team player;
• Innovative. A self-starter, able to think outside the box, problem solve, and move forward.
• Help plan and lead student ministry events and volunteer teams;
• Regularly provide leadership at CORE (6th – 8th), Commit (Confirmation), and Summit (9th – 12th);
• Oversee weekly Next Generation worship environments for 5th Element, CORE (6th – 8th), and Summit (9th – 12th):
o Recruit, schedule, and develop student musicians;
o Oversee the selection of music, creation of tracks, and slides;
o Plan and lead rehearsals;
o Work closely with our Worship Director, School of the Arts Director, and Chapel Band Director to cultivate a common vision for worship arts at Pathfinder and St. John School;
o Take ownership of their part in Pathfinder and St. John School’s musician/artist development pipeline;
o Build community among student worship volunteers to make volunteering in student ministry worship a profoundly enriching experience;
o Coordinate baccalaureate services.
• Build relationships with students to minister to them in their faith journey;
• Assist with student ministry logistics such as scheduling, publicity, parent communication, room reservations, attendance, and database management;
• Ensure child protection policies are followed;
• Attend worship and series planning meetings to provide input and feedback;
• Occasionally assist the Worship Director with special sanctuary worship services;
• Help with at least three of Pathfinder’s “Front Door Events” each year;
• Other duties as assigned.
• Previous experience working with middle and high school students;
• Experienced spiritual and musical mentor – able to develop students at a variety of faith and musical skill levels;
• Worship Band Leader experience in a modern setting;
• Talented vocalist and instrumentalist;
• Willing to become a member of Pathfinder and regularly attend worship;
• A bachelor’s degree, experience with Microsoft office, ProPresenter, Planning Center Online, and the aptitude to learn software such as Rock RMS, Main Stage and/or Ableton Live.

Full-time position working a minimum of 40 hours per week. Must have flexibility to occasionally work longer hours based upon the demands of ministry, and participate in Student Ministry overnight retreats/mission trips.
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